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Re: building gen-scmconfig.c on FreeBSD

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: building gen-scmconfig.c on FreeBSD
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 08:19:08 +1000
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Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:
> Is CC_FOR_BUILD for executables that will be run on the host system?

No, for the build system.

> If not, then we shouldn't be using it at all.
> gen-scmconfig has to be run at build time by the host to generate the
> header, so it needs to be built by the host's compiler.

You mean the build compiler I think.

> gen-scmconfig.c doesn't (and must not) depend on any target specific
> computations like sizeof(foo), etc.  It is solely used as a portable
> way to generate scmconfig.h, taking into account the contents of
> config.h.

Yep, which is why using $(INCLUDES), which is for the host compiler,
seems doubtful.

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